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ATM345 Atmospheric science seminar for Master’s students, 5 cr 
Code ATM345  Validity 01.01.2017 -
Name Atmospheric science seminar for Master’s students  Abbreviation Atmospheric sci 
Scope5 cr   
TypeAdvanced studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Master's Programme in Atmospheric Sciences 

Target group 

Master’s Programme in Atmospheric Sciences is responsible for the course.

Module where the course belongs to:

  • ATM300 Advanced Studies in Atmospheric Sciences
    Compulsory for:
    1. all study tracks

The course is available to students from other degree programmes.


Assisting the seminars should be started soon after beginning the Master's studies. Own seminars should be given after some results from the Master thesis work exist.

The seminar series will be running each year through periods I-IV once a week. In special cases some presentations may be given during the summer period.

Learning outcomes 
  • The student has a view on the multidisciplinary research made in Master theses within ATM-MP. The student recognizes the possible tangible research areas of other peer students.
  • The student improves his/her capability of giving a presentation and discussing on the topic, and learns how to alter the presentation for different audiences.
  • The student learns how to give critical comments on a presentation.
Completion methods 

Assisting 20 seminar presentations (at this seminar series or in other named seminar series), being opponent for two seminars (given at this seminar series) and giving two seminar presentations, out of which one at this seminar series and another in one of the named other seminar series.

Participation to another seminar series requires WHICH KIND OF e-form returned by the seminar chair.


Bachelor's degree


Course consists of the seminar presentations of the Master's and Ph.D. students on their thesis topic.

Activities and teaching methods in support of learning 
  • Participation in 20 seminars
  • Giving two seminars. Teacher assists the preparation of the seminar presentations and gives feedback on the slides before the presentation and on the presentation after it.
  • Being opponent for 2 seminars.
Assessment practices and criteria 

Grading scale: passed, not passed.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Atmospheric science seminar for Master’s students  Seminar  Annalea Lohila,
Pauli Paasonen,
Hanna Vehkamäki 
04.09.20 -07.05.21

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